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: Bright and Early

The Ian Stewart Quintet

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

A talk by the Rev. Kenneth Healey , Rector of Algarkirk, Lincolnshire

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Kenneth Healey

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Charles Williams and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Williams

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: This Week's Composer

MENDELSSOHN
The overture and some of the incidental music to ' A Midsummer Night's Dream' on gramophone records

: THE DAILY SERVICE

How sweet the name of Jesussounds
(A. and M. 176; S...P. 527)
New Every Morning, page 22 Psalm 9 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 17. vv. 1-9
Lead us. 0 Father, in the paths of peace (S.P. 102)

: Music While You Work

Metropolitan Police Central Band
Conducted by Mr. Roger Barsotti ,
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. Roger Barsotti

: APPOINTMENT WITH MUSIC

Billy Mayerl and his Players with Brenda Marsh (soprano)

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Mayerl
Soprano: Brenda Marsh

: MORNING SERIAL

'Short List' by R. Philmore
Read by Donald Bissett
6—‘Getting on. w.ith the Detection '
Part 7: tomorrow at 11.40

Contributors

Unknown: R. Philmore
Read By: Donald Bissett

: SING IT AGAIN

A song-a-minute selection of popular melodies old and new sung by Edmund Hockridge
Carole Carr , Louise Traill
Johnnie Webb , Marie Benson and the Song Pedlars with instrumental accompaniment
Producer. Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Sung By: Edmund Hockridge
Sung By: Carole Carr
Sung By: Louise Traill
Unknown: Johnnie Webb
Unknown: Marie Benson
Unknown: Johnnie Stewart

: VARIETY FANFARE

Heralding Variety in the North

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Olga Gwynne
Script by Freddy Grisewood
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
C. A. Crathorn
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Olga Gwynne
Script By: Freddy Grisewood
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: C. A. Crathorn
Unknown: Stanton Jefferies

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

BBC Scottish Orchestra
( Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: John Hopkins

: BALLET MUSIC

Ballet Suite. Scuola di Ballo (Boccherini. orch. Jean Francaix ): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Antal Dorati
Ballet Suite. Chopiniana (Chopin, orch. Glazunov): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Landon Ronald
Ballet Suite , The Triumph of Neptune (Berners): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beeohaim , Bt. on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Francaix
Conducted By: Antal Dorati
Conducted By: Ballet Suite.
Conducted By: Sir Landon Ronald
Unknown: Ballet Suite
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beeohaim

: Scandinavian TOP OF THE FORM

An international contest in English between girls and boys from co-educational schools in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland; and England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
Semi-Finals: Wales v. Finland
The Welsh team comes from the Whitchurch Grammar School, Cardiff
The Finnish team comes from the Normaalilyseo and the Tyttonormaaldlyseo. Helsinki
Question-Masters: Robert MacDermot and Wynford Vaughan Thomas

Contributors

Question-Masters: Robert MacDermot
Question-Masters: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: Mainly for Women ON THE ROAD

Elizabeth Berridge talks about some famous tramps, their habits, the kind of life they- chose to live, and some of the odd characters they met on the'ir journeys

Contributors

Talks: Elizabeth Berridge

: p.mCHILDREN'S HOUR

‘ A House to Let’ by Mrs. Molesworth
Freely adapted in six parts as a dialogue story for the younger listeners by Lucia Turnbull
4—' Bad News '
Production by May E. Jenkin
Selina Mary has had a wonderful time in the country with Bessie and Jack of the house opposite, and now she is back. For a while Flip the mouse considered emigrating, but the Bright Eyes family know that with Selina Mary to care for them they are in much less danger and discomfort at home. But will the house remain To Let?
5.30 'With the Arctic Fishing Schooners': a talk by Alan Villiers
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Production By: May E. Jenkin
Talk By: Alan Villiers
Bessie: Patricia Fryer
Jack: Warren Hearnden
Mr Bright Eyes: Wilfrid Babbage
Mrs Bright Eyes: Vivienne Chatterton
Selina Mary: Diana Maddox
Mrs Orchard: Phoebe Hodgson
Flip: Charles Hawtrey
Nurse Carter: Sybil Arundale
Miss Marjory: Rosamond Barnes
House agent's man: Eric Anderson
Narrator: Michael Flanders

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: SUSSEX COPPICE

A talk by George Godwin
The underwood of a well-grown coppice is as important as the timber. Each county has its special crafts and in Sussex Spanish chestnut is the material most used by the local craftsmen.

Contributors

Talk By: George Godwin

: THE MAJESTIC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Lou Whiteson

Contributors

Conducted By: Lou Whiteson

: First House ONE, TWO THREE, FOUR, FIVE....

heralds an excerpt from Harold Fielding's
Music for the Millions with Flotsam introducing tonight :
Peter cavanagh
The Western Brothers
Robert Moreton
The Beverley Sisters with Arthur Knight at the organ
From the Winter Gardens, Margate

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Max Rostal (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Brahms
Academic Fe&tival Overture
7.43 app. Violin Concerto in D
8.25 a.pp. Symphony No. 3, in F
From the Royal Albert Hall, London (Tickets may be obtained from the Royal Albert Hall or usual agents)
Our grandfathers regarded Brahms as a ' difficult ' composer, whose appeal was to the intellect rather than to the emotions; nowadays we can only wonder how such an idea arose, especially in view of a work like the third symphony. In this master-piece. written when he was fifty, Brahms, the poet of nature, runs through the whole gamut of contrasting emotions aroused by the spectacle of high summer turning into autumn. We hear the unrest of the wild
West wind ' in the first movement, see the peace of sunlit fields in the second, and feel the melancholy of misty evenings in the third; in the finale, winter storms seem not far off, but the horn strikes a bucolic note. and the symphony ends after all in a golden glow. Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Violin: Max Rostal
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: ' THE HINGE OF FATE'

Sir Duff Cooper reviews the Latest volume of Mr. Churchill's wa.r memoirs
Volume 4 has been given this title because in the period in question-to quote the author's preface — ‘we turn from almost uninterrupted disaster to almost unbroken success.’
Sir Duff Cooper was a member of Mr.
Churchill's War Administration and later British Ambassador to France.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Duff Cooper

: Angela Baddeley and Barbara Couper in 'THE DAUGHTERS OF THE LATE COLONEL'

Adapted for radio from the play by Louis Beachner and Ben Morse founded on the short story by Katherine Mansfield
Adapted and produced by Peter Watts

Contributors

Play By: Louis Beachner
Play By: Ben Morse
Story By: Katherine Mansfield
Produced By: Peter Watts
Kate: Mary O'Farrell
Dr Podgett: John Turnbull
Miss Josephine Pinner: Angela Baddeley
Miss Constamtia Pinner: Barbara Couper
Nurse Andrews: Elsa Palmer
The Rev Sebastian Farolles: Arthur Ridley
Mr Woodifleld: Preston Lockwood
Cyril Pinner: Lewis Stringer

: RHYMES FROM CARMEL

by Shula Doniach after Hebrew verses by A. L. Yaron in an English version by the composer Why?; Lullaby; Three Nanny-Goats ; The Copy-Book; Butterfly; Set the door a-swinging; Round: Sleepy Eyes; The Ribbon; Our Brother; On the Waiter; Three Uncles
April Oantelo (soprano)
Jean England (soprano)
Norman Platt (baritone)
Shula Doniach (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Shula Doniach
Unknown: A. L. Yaron
Soprano: Jean England
Baritone: Norman Platt
Piano: Shula Doniach








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